Friday, 29 August 2014
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Jan 26 2007 | 2:19pm ET
RREEF Alternative Investments, the alternative investments business of Deutsche Bank’s Asset Management division, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a minority stake in Aldus Equity, private equity fund of funds shop. The two firms intend to develop private equity fund of funds for institutional and high net worth investors.
Deutsche Bank’s Asset Management division recently consolidated its alternative investments platform under RREEF Alternative Investments, which now consists of four businesses: Real Estate, Infrastructure, Absolute Return Strategies and Private Equity. In addition to fund of funds, RREEF Private Equity will include a secondary funds business. Aldus will continue to be managed by its existing principals.
“This partnership enables us to offer our clients more comprehensive alternative investment options while also capitalizing on Aldus’ private equity experience and successful relationships with public pension funds,” stated Charles Leitner, global head of RREEF Alternative Investments.
Aldus Equity manages dedicated fund of funds that invest directly in private equity funds, as well as co-investment funds that invest alongside private equity funds. The firm manages currently manages over $3 billion in assets.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...